RETROSPECT by Hunter T. [Poem]

My mind wanders and then I catch it Dark thoughts perpetuate I set them on fire, and for a moment They burn with fury. My mind ablaze in retrospect Until I scatter the ashes Leaving my heart cold again I’m tranquil but numb Like frozen from waiting too long A light far ahead glimmers Giving me hope once again This cycle won’t persist much longer … Continue reading RETROSPECT by Hunter T. [Poem]

Rainbow Walk by Skylar Bauer [Poetry] [LGBTQ]

Rainbow Walk by Skylar Bauer Heart racing, I walk through the woods, Remembering the rainbow walk trick. Bright red berries, bearing falsehoods. Looking for orange now, feeling a lunatic, Trying to steady my breathing. Colors of a sunset described in brick. Rainbow walks are meant to help the heaving of my chest as I contemplate the yellow bees and anxiety. Though far from appeasing, I … Continue reading Rainbow Walk by Skylar Bauer [Poetry] [LGBTQ]

Exmiranda’s ‘Grip’ Fuses a Traditional Rap Approach with a Literary Sensibility

Exmiranda’s ‘Grip’ is fast, technical rap with a laid-back, minimalist trap beat. This artist is “inspired by grime, hip hop, afro beats and feel good music,” she says. “I have been rapping for the past five years after transitioning from performing spoken word and poetry.” Continue reading Exmiranda’s ‘Grip’ Fuses a Traditional Rap Approach with a Literary Sensibility

Refurbished by Ben Brizell [Poetry]

Refurbished by Ben Brizell The broken delusions, the fading past. Tanned girls in crop tops, pale girls with inverted crosses tattooed on their face. All wallowing on the delusion of the self. Cocaine tables on buses, throats slit on shop corners. The overarching reach of emptiness. just another bump or so they say. The melancholy hangs, deftly in the air; suicidal and words carved in … Continue reading Refurbished by Ben Brizell [Poetry]

Past Present and Future by Luis Valdes [Poetry]

Past Present and Future Luis Valdes As I reflect on my past life, I deflect what represents negative thoughts during my present. Prepared to embrace my future, These time lines represent different shades of me… Who I was, who I became as well as the obstacles that I conquer. I look behind at my past life…demons and ghouls inside of my soul … while I … Continue reading Past Present and Future by Luis Valdes [Poetry]

Spoken Word Artist Poetic X’s Official Video for “Keep Hope Alive” [Poetry]

Artist Bio: Poetic X has been writing, performing, and teaching Poetry for over 15 years. Poetic X has released 3 Cds of Poetry/Spokenword ‘When Faith Begins II Flourish’, ‘From The Soil II The Surface’, and ‘XClamation The Art of Poetry’. Poetic X also has a self published poetry book ‘Poetic X 10’ Vol.1. Currently Poetic X is working on ‘Poetic X 10 Vol.2’ and his … Continue reading Spoken Word Artist Poetic X’s Official Video for “Keep Hope Alive” [Poetry]